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Turkey’s Erdogan tells ministers to stop using U.S. firm McKinsey

“Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered his ministers to stop receiving consulting services from U.S. firm McKinsey, after a government deal with it came under fire from the main opposition. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara, Turkey, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas Last month, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, who is also Erdogan’s son-in-law, said Turkey had decided to work with McKinsey to help implement a new medium-term economic program. Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), this week accused Erdogan of siding with U.S. firms at a time when relations with Washington have been hit by the detention of an American pastor in Turkey and other issues.”

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